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Mexican Truck- Bed Commuters Meet Art! By Alejandro Cartagena.

Mexican Truck- Bed Commuters Meet Art!  By Alejandro Cartagena.

In honor of Monterrey, Mexico. The actual hometown of the artist VIII and your art blogger, Ana Karen M. We present to you a Contemporary Mexican Photographer you will love connecting with... The city of Monterrey is located near the USA-MEX border; it is a fast growing city that flourishes with industrial factories and companies. This said, it is a city that involves a lot of construction workers, long roads and multiple shifts in a week to finish a job.  Ref.1 By means of documentary-styled photography, Alejandro Cartagena has created, his titled series Carpoolers in 2011-2012 in which he shows...

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3 AND A HALF FACTS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT PICASSO.

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3 AND A HALF FACTS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT PICASSO.

“EVERY CHILD IS AN ARTIST. THE PROBLEM IS TO REMAIN AN ARTIST ONCE YOU GROW UP.”  -PABLO PICASSO (1881 – 1973)  ''THE PROBLEM IS TO REMAIN AN ARTIST... ''  These words have stuck to me well throughout the years, not only due to their truthfulness, but their playfulness ... I believe this quote very much exemplifies how truly eccentric Picasso was! And to honor his eccentricity we have sumed down  3 AND A HALF interesting facts about the innovative Artist!   ''La Fenêtre de L’Atelier À La Californie'' 1959. Color aquatint on BFK Rives wove paper.  Artwork size: 16 x 13 in. / 40.5 x 33 cm. Email val@offthewallgallery.com...

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HALLOWEEN SPECIAL! Spooky Season Meets Art History

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HALLOWEEN SPECIAL! Spooky Season Meets Art History

SPOOKY ART HISTORY! Since Halloween is just around the corner, we’d like to celebrate it our way by getting into the spooky vibe through art! The next selection of masterpieces may be unconventional, but it has the most haunting details and creepy facts. We’ve capture the spookiest of them all! From The Scream by Edvard Munch, to the creepiest Art by Spanish painter Francisco de Goya.. and a work from one of the most famous Artists ever, Vincent Van Gogh. This one is easier to digest, I swear!... ''Head of a Skeleton with a Burning Cigarette.'' by Van Gogh Even tough we admire...

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The Impressionist movement, Art born out of Rebellion

The Impressionist movement, Art born out of Rebellion

What comes to your mind when you think of a rebellious art movement? For me, I think of Impressionism.  An art movement that started around 1860 in Paris, France, out of a radical idea: to change the classical, perfect, subject matter, that art of the time was expected to have, and embrace the real- raw themes of ordinary life, and the world we live in.. and also from a need for artists to be able to show their own work without the need of approval from *The Salon.          1. William-Adolphe Bouguereau         2. Photo by Barnes Foundation The Salon was the official exhibit...

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Why is the Arc de Triomphe Covered?

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Why is the Arc de Triomphe Covered?

THE PARIS ARC DE TRIOMPHE HAS BEEN COMPLETELY COVERED!....What is happening!? This is historic in more ways than one, not only because it is the first time in history that this iconic landmark has been covered up, by 25,000 square meters of recyclable polypropylene fabric that is a silver-blue color, along with 3,000 meters of red rope, but also because this is the culmination of The Artists, Jean Claud and Christo’s work! #TheLovers       1. Photo by designbloom  Jean Claud and Christo were environmental sculptures and artists, whose work often included monumental displays of fabrics and plastics. These artists...

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